ACN Press: “Brutal” Closures of Church Administered Health Centres in Eritrea

  Eritrea “Brutal” Closures of Church Administered Health Centres by Tobias Lehner, for ACN International Adapted by Mario Bard Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published on the website July 11, 2019 Beginning in mid-June, the Eritrean military forcibly and “brutally” occupied and closed 21 hospitals and medical facilities run by the Catholic Church in Eritrea. […]

ACN News – Aid to the Church in Need International receives Path to Peace Award

United Nations-New York     Aid to the Church in Need, ‘leading organization’ in the world and ‘voice’ for persecuted Christians   Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and president of the Path to Peace Foundation, has praised Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)—the recipient of the […]

Sri Lanka faces “a crime against humanity”

Sri Lanka Easter morning suicide bombings of churches, hotels in Sri Lanka are a “crime against humanity,” Said Bishop Chilaw to pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need. Suicide bombers hit three churches and hotels in coordinated, near simultaneous, attacks Easter morning that left 290 people dead, while wounding an estimated 500 more. Text by […]

ACN Feature Story: Nicaragua – A Church supporting its people 

Nicaragua: A Church supporting its people “We are carrying a small corner of the cross of Christ. We cannot carry it all. It is He who is helping us.” by Ines San Martin , ACN International Revised by Amanda Bridget Griffin for ACN Canada Posted April 16, 2019 Nicaragua today is a country trapped between […]

ACN Feature Story – A crucified people

In March, from the 23rd to the 27th, our colleagues from the French office of Aid to the Church in Need held an event called ‘Nuit des témoins’ (Night of Witnesses) held in Paris.  Here are the stories of some of these witnesses.  Here is the story of Philippe Blot, a missionary from the Foreign Missions […]

An urgent message of Patriarch Louis Raphael I SakoChaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad

Christians of Mosul : Where are you going?   To all who have a living conscience in Iraq and throughout the world To the voice of moderate brother Muslims who have a voice in Iraq and throughout the world To all those who are concerned that Iraq should remain a country for all His Children […]

Central African Republic: ACN invites all to an International Day of Prayer for Peace in the Central African Republic on 21 July

In view of the dramatic situation in the Central African Republic, the Catholic pastoral charity “Aid to the Church in Need” is issuing an invitation to take part in an international Day of Prayer for Peace. The initiative came from the Discalced Carmelites in the Ligurian province of Italy, who have five missions in the […]